Introduce your students to the scientific concept of sink or float. This hands-on experiment allows them to see which objects sink and which float. The concepts taught will be solidified with the completion of worksheets.
Let your students spread their wings with this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a butterfly. A fun song will get your class moving and a variety of different worksheets will suit any class.
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
Knowing what to do is half the battle of any task. This lesson teaches kids about following directions. After playing Simon Says and completing some fun worksheets, your students will certainly become better at understanding instructions.
Provide students with an opportunity to closely examine the difference between a topic and main idea in a nonfiction text. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Finding the Main Idea and Details in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
Get ready to learn all about animals! In this week, students will learn about animals that live in different habitats. They will connect to literacy through classic stories like the *Three Little Pigs* and *The Very Hungry Caterpillar.*
Get ready to develop important comprehension skills! Students will read different informational passages and learn to identify the main idea. They will then use their knowledge of main ideas to write their own informational passages.
Comparing and Contrasting Christmas Around the World
It’s time to take a trip around the world and experience Christmas in different countries. Students will explore how their Christmas traditions compare and contrast with kids across the world and chart their findings on a Venn diagram.
It's time to dig into some nonfiction books! In this lesson, students will practice identifying the main topic of nonfiction texts. This lesson can be used alone or with the How to Find the Main Idea lesson plan.
Tap into children's curiosity by having them record and share key details found in nonfiction texts! This lesson can be used alone or with the Nonfiction Reading: Learning and Recording New Information lesson plan.
In this lesson, students will look at picture clues to determine the topic of texts. ELs will build vocabulary and language skills by working with partners to discuss and represent texts using drawings.